Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee South
Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Offices. View directions

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Items
No. Item

67.

Webcasting Introduction

1.         This meeting is to be webcast;

 

2.         Members are reminded of the need to activate their microphones before speaking; and

 

3.         the Chairman will read the following announcement:

 

“I would like to remind everyone present that this meeting will be broadcast live to the internet (or filmed) and will be capable of repeated viewing (or another use by such third parties).

 

If you are seated in the public seating area it is likely that the recording cameras will capture your image and this will result in the possibility that your image will become part of the broadcast.

 

This may infringe your human and data protection rights and if you wish to avoid this you should speak the webcasting officer.”

Minutes:

The Chairman made a short address to remind all present that the meeting would be broadcast on the Internet, and that the Council had adopted a protocol for the webcasting of its meetings.

68.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 23 January 2019.

Minutes:

            RESOLVED:

 

            That the minutes of the Sub-Committee meeting held on 23 January 2019 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

69.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

Minutes:

(a)       Pursuant to the Council's Code of Member Conduct, Councillor D Sunger declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of knowing both the applicant and the objector, and by being the ward member. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the item thereon, but would be a non-voting chairman:

 

·                     EPF/2934/18 – Derwen, Vicarage Lane, Chigwell

70.

Any Other Business

Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, requires that the permission of the Chairman be obtained, after prior notice to the Chief Executive, before urgent business not specified in the agenda (including a supplementary agenda of which the statutory period of notice has been given) may be transacted.

Minutes:

It was reported that there was no urgent business for consideration at the meeting.

71.

Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version - Planning Policy Briefing Note

A Planning Policy Briefing Note (March 2018) has been produced by the Planning Policy Team to ensure that a consistent approach is taken to the provision of planning policy advice for the District, particularly in relation to the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version, which was published on 18 December 2017.

 

The primary purpose of the Planning Policy Briefing Note is to inform the development management process and to provide assistance for Development Management Officers, Councillors, applicants and planning agents. The Planning Policy Briefing Note is available at:

 

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note_Mar-2018.pdf

Minutes:

It was noted that the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version Planning Policy Briefing note was available at:

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wpcontent/uploads/2018/03/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note_Mar-2018.pdf

72.

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(a)        Site Visits

 

To identify and agree requirements for formal site visits to be held with regard to any planning application listed in this agenda for consideration under Section (b) (Planning Applications) below, prior to consideration of the application.

 

This opportunity for members to identify and agree requirements for formal site visits to be held prior to consideration of a planning application is being operated on a trial basis from the commencement of the 2018/19 municipal year, until 30 November 2018. The success of this arrangement will be reviewed by the Constitution Working Group at the end of the trial period.

 

(b)       Planning Applications

 

To consider planning applications as set out in the attached schedule.

 

Background Papers:

 

(i)  Applications for determination – applications listed on the schedule, letters of representation received regarding the applications which are summarised on the schedule. 

 

(ii)  Enforcement of Planning Control – the reports of officers inspecting the properties listed on the schedule in respect of which consideration is to be given to the enforcement of planning control.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman advised that he would be a non-voting chairman for the duration of this item.

 

(a)        Site Visits

 

It was noted that there were no formal site visits requested by members prior to the consideration and determination of the following applications.

 

(b)        Planning Applications

 

The Sub-Committee considered a schedule of applications for planning permission.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

            That the planning applications numbered 1 – 5 be determined as set out in the attached schedule to these minutes.